In December 2016 Morocco and Nigeria signed a new bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with the objective of promoting and protecting “co-operation between the Parties in order to facilitate and encourage mutual investment” (Article 2). This article will address the most relevant provisions put forward by this “new generation” BIT.
One year ago, the UK expressed its wish to withdraw from the EU in a referendum. Since no other EU Member State had left the EU before, the wish to withdraw the UK’s EU membership raised a series of uncertainties.
With mediation becoming more globally fashionable, the Singapore Government in January 2017 passed into law a Mediation Statue (“Mediation Act”) to further solidify its innovative approach to assist disputants in resolving their difference in a cost and efficient manner.